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What’s Wrong with Science Fiction?

“For the New World Order, a world government is just the beginning. Once in place they can engage their plan to exterminate 80% of the world’s population, while enabling the “elites” to live forever with the aid of advanced technology. … Continue reading

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Using the Internet to Provide Highly Individualized Education

The Apollo Group owns the University of Phoenix, the on-line college.  They recently purchased Carnegie Learning, producer of a wide variety of math tutorials.  This article describes what’s going on.  Clearly, Phoenix will put these to good use for their … Continue reading

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The Next Generation of Neural Nets

  Geoffrey Hinton, a major researcher in the field of neural nets, gives an almost one hour talk on the topic.  Very useful to Singulatarians interested in the brain and efforts toward developing AIs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyzOUbkUf3M&feature=relmfu

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A Cool Poll for Singulatarians

How soon will machine intelligence surpass human intelligence.  I voted with Vernor Vinge’s assessment?  I believe accelerating tech is accelerating so fast that this will happen sometime in the 2020s.  How do you vote?

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When will we be transhuman?

    This essay has one answer.  Mine is “when our science and tech are speeding up so fast that they’re doubling in hours…minutes…seconds.” http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/sciencenotfiction/2011/07/16/when-will-we-be-transhuman-seven-conditions-for-attaining-transhumanism/comment-page-2/#comment-32213

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Everything Robotic

Speaking of robots, check this story out in Next Big Future, a noteworthy blog on accelerating technology.  I believe this will prove to be yet another pathway to nanotechnology:  The development of much more flexible industrial robots.  We may easily … Continue reading

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Tale of the Swarmanoid

No, this isn’t a new science fiction story, it’s a video showing real miniature robots cooperating as they retrieve a book from a shelf.  I believe this is yet another step towards nanotechnology, future tech in which the ability of … Continue reading

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